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Are You Doing Work You Won’t Get Promoted For?

TheEstrinReport

Have you ever noticed that colleagues around you were getting promoted or moving on to higher level positions and you were not? And yet, you know that you are just as qualified, if not more than they are?

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Live Versus Remote Depositions

HarrisBricken

It’s been nearly a year since I wrote about litigation in the middle of COVID-19 , and I think it’s fair to say 2021 has been quite the busy year so far.

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ALL ABOUT EVICTION PROCESS

LDA PRO

Eviction is the process by which the landlords can eject the tenants from their property. It begins with the landlord giving notice to the tenant to settle the grievances or otherwise vacate his property.

Grammar Giggle – Less or Fewer?

ProofThatBlog

This was a picture in a Facebook group I’m in that made me stop and look again. It gives me the opportunity to discuss the difference between less and fewer. Less is something that can’t necessarily be counted such as “Jane wished there was less hate in the world.”

Building a 5-Star Online Reputation for Your Business

Speaker: Brent Werbeck, GetMoreReviews Co-Founder

Trying to figure out how to turn your happy customer’s comments into 5 star reviews may seem like a daunting task. From internal feedback to Google reviews, what is "really" the way to go? Join Brent Werbeck, Co-Founder of Get More Reviews, in this discussion of how to foster and grow your business's 5-star online reputation.

France antitrust authority fines Google €220M for subverting competition

JURIST

France’s antitrust watchdog fined Google €220 million (USD $268 million) Monday for giving preferential treatment to its own proprietary technologies in digital advertisements. Complaints about Google advertising practices, filed in September 2019 by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.,

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A Plan for the Federal Courts CM/ECF

CourtTechBulletin

Alpine Texas Federal Courthouse The US Government General Services Administration’s 18F Team performed an “11-week Path Analysis on the federal judiciary’s Case Management and Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system.

Supreme Court of Indiana Finds Tyson Timbs's Land Rover Was Unconstitutionally Forfeited, Comparing Him to Captain Ahab

EvidenceProf Blog

In Timbs v. Indiana, Tyson Timbs was charged in June 2013 with two counts of dealing in a controlled substance and conspiracy to commit theft, all felonies. He pleaded guilty in 2015 to selling $260 worth of heroin and served

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AG Garland proposes new gun control measures

JURIST

US Attorney General Merrick Garland unveiled two new gun safety measures Monday.

Psychedelics Legislation Advances in California

HarrisBricken

Earlier this year, I wrote a post entitled “ California May Decriminalize Psychedelics ”. My post discussed a piece of legislation that was introduced ( SB-519 ), which would decriminalize a host of psychedelic drugs.

Process Serving Made Easy: Serve in All 50 States Using One Platform

Speaker: PROOF

PROOF has revolutionized service of process. Using our online platform, create serve requests nationwide and receive live updates with mapped verification of each attempt. PROOF’s technology provides users with complete transparency from start to finish.

5 Non-Legal Podcasts For Paralegals

PARALEGALBOOTCAMP

A New Spin on Your Typical List of Paralegal Podcasts. There are already enough lists out there for the top podcasts for paralegals. That’s because there are not very many active podcasts for paralegals out there to choose from.

Are You Doing Work You Won’t Get Promoted For?

TheEstrinReport

Have you ever noticed that colleagues around you were getting promoted or moving on to higher level positions and you were not? And yet, you know that you are just as qualified, if not more than they are?

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Cop Who Wrongly Led No-Knock Raid Against 78-Year-Old Grandfather Can’t Be Sued, Court Rules

EvidenceProf Blog

Nick Sibilla has written the article, "Cop Who Wrongly Led No-Knock Raid Against 78-Year-Old Grandfather Can’t Be Sued, Court Rules," for Forbes. The article concerns the case of 78 year-old Onree Norris, who was the victim of a no-knock raid

We Thought We Would Be Celebrating the Legalization of Recreational Cannabis in Mexico. We Were Wrong.

HarrisBricken

Two months ago we posted to celebrate the passage by Mexico’s Lower Chamber of the Cannabis Law bill sent to it by the Mexican Senate last November.

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Wills, Trusts, and Estates: The Essentials of Wealth Management

Speaker: Vi Pham, Attorney at Law

Wealth management is a guaranteed practice: as paralegals, it's essential that you know the complexities of wealth management in order to ensure that your client's rights are protected to their fullest extent. Join Vi Pham, Attorney and educator, in this exclusive webinar that will leave you feeling brushed up and ready. This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.

Nigeria suspends Twitter after president’s post is deleted

JURIST

Nigeria indefinitely suspended social network service Twitter on Friday, following Twitter’s removal of President Muhammadu Buhari’s post for violating rules of service.

Tips for Job Seekers and Employers:

TheEstrinReport

For those of you seeking a dynamic new job: Do not use a resume that is “one size fits all”. Tailor your resume to the job description. Employers will not imagine that you have had the right responsibilities for the job if it is not on the resume.

Court of Appeals of Maryland Finds Defense Attorneys Couldn't Have Discovered Baltimore Ballistics Expert's Lies Before 2007

EvidenceProf Blog

According to a newspaper article headlined, “Police expert lied about credentials,” by Jennifer McMenamin, published 9 March 2007, in the Baltimore Sun, Kopera claimed in court to have degrees that he had not earned in fact. Kopera testified frequently that

Cannabis Litigation: Know Your Statutes of Limitation!

HarrisBricken

A recent decision in the case of Elevations Plus, LLC v. City Council of Riverbank , in the Eastern District of California, reminded me of something: when undergoing administrative proceedings, always know the relevant statute of limitations.

Canada lawyers seek ICC investigation of mass grave at former residential school

JURIST

A group of Canadian lawyers has formally requested the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the Vatican and the Canadian government for crimes against humanity following the discovery of the remains of 215 children at a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia.

Tips for Job Seekers and Employers:

TheEstrinReport

For those of you seeking a dynamic new job: Do not use a resume that is “one size fits all”. Tailor your resume to the job description. Employers will not imagine that you have had the right responsibilities for the job if it is not on the resume.

District of Montana Finds Attorney Can't Contact "Juror" Who Left Cryptic Message

EvidenceProf Blog

Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b) reads as follows: (b) During an Inquiry into the Validity of a Verdict or Indictment. (1) 1) Prohibited Testimony or Other Evidence. During an inquiry into the validity of a verdict or indictment, a juror may

What You Need to Know When Buying a Cannabis Business, Part 4: Working With Brokers

HarrisBricken

Buying a cannabis business does not occur in a matter of days, and transactions fall apart for a variety of reasons, as we discussed in Part 1 of this blog series focused on the buy-side of a cannabis M&A transaction.

Nicaragua police detain second opposition presidential hopeful

JURIST

Nicaraguan police detained opposition presidential hopeful Arturo Cruz on Saturday and charged him with “conspiring against Nicaraguan society.”

Justices deny green cards to noncitizens granted Temporary Protected Status

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday that noncitizens who have been granted temporary humanitarian relief from deportation cannot use the process known as “adjustment of status” to obtain lawful permanent residency in the United States without leaving the country.

Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia Clarifies Scope of Forfeiture-by-Wrongdoing Doctrine

EvidenceProf Blog

Similar to its federal counterpart, West Virginia Rule of Evidence 804(b)(6) provides an exception to the rule against hearsay for A statement offered against a party that wrongfully caused — or acquiesced in wrongfully causing — the declarant's unavailability as

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New York Real Estate and Cannabis – Part 2

HarrisBricken

So you’re interested in applying for an adult-use cannabis license once the Cannabis Control Board (CCB) issues the license application. One of the first decisions an applicant needs to make is where they intend to operate.

UN court confirms Ratko Mladi? convictions and life sentence

JURIST

The Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) on Tuesday confirmed Ratko Mladi?’s ’s convictions and life imprisonment sentence by a Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Mladi?,

Retail Woes: A Running List of Fashion & Retail Bankruptcies

The Fashion Law

On the heels of an array of retail bankruptcy filings that began to unfold over the course of the year in 2016, New York-based designer Bibhu Mohapatra and retailers The Limited, Wet Seal, and Payless all made headlines when they filed for Chapter 11 protection in early 2017.

‘Invest in Communities’: A Gun Violence Researcher Finds Reason for Hope

The Crime Report

In 2019, The New York Times discovered a new trend: “Gun Research Is Suddenly Hot,” the paper of record declared. One of the up-and-coming gun researchers featured in the story was Shani Buggs, an assistant professor at the University of California, Davis. Shani Buggs.